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Douglas Bonderud

Freelance Writer

A freelance writer for three years, Doug Bonderud is a Western Canadian with expertise in the fields of technology and innovation. In addition to working for the IBM Midsize Insider, The Content Standard and Proteomics programs for Skyword, Doug also writes for companies like Ephricon Web Marketing and sites such as MSDynamicsWorld. Clients are impressed with not only his command of language but the minimal need for editing necessary in his pieces. His ability to create readable, relatable articles from diverse Web content is second to none. He has also written a weekly column for TORWars, a videogaming website; posts about invention and design for InventorSpot.com and general knowledge articles for WiseGeek. From 2010-2012, Doug did copywriting for eCopywriters.com. Doug is currently a municipal police officer, on track to become a fantasy/sci-fi author.

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Senate Banking Committee: Want Fewer Cybersecurity Threats? Ramp Up Regulations

During a recent Senate Banking Committee hearing, expert witnesses testified that improved regulations could help reduce the total number of cybersecurity threats.

Cybersecurity Threats in 2018: Cryptojacking, Ransomware and a Divided Zero-Day Market

The first quarter of 2018 saw a rise in cybersecurity threats such as ransomware, Internet of Things (IoT) vulnerabilities and zero-day threats.

Threat Intelligence Shows Tried and True Techniques Continue to Work for Hackers

According to new threat intelligence data, simple threats, such as phishing and drive-by downloads, remain popular among cybercriminals.

Security Professionals Report Higher Job Satisfaction Despite Sagging Salaries

Although overall job satisfaction is up in cybersecurity, many security professionals reported that they're not content with their current salary, according to a recent survey.

Breaking Bad Behavior: Can AI Combat Insider Threats?

Artificial intelligence (AI) tools enable security teams to identify behavioral patterns that could point to insider threats more quickly.

Data Breach Statistics Q1 2018: Disclosure Times Remain High as Total Numbers Fall

New data breach statistics revealed that while total numbers are down, disclosure times are still too high to comply with upcoming data privacy regulations.

Crypto-Mining, IoT Attacks Among Top Internet Security Threats in 2018

Crypto-mining and Internet of Things (IoT) attacks are among the top internet security threats in 2018, according to a new report.

Despite Major Data Breaches, Users’ Bad Password Security Habits Haven’t Improved

A recent report found that poor password security practices persist despite heightened awareness around data breaches.

Despite Last Year’s Surge, Ransomware Attacks on the Decline in 2018

Although major, widespread campaigns such as WannaCry drove a 415 percent increase in ransomware attacks last year, recent research revealed that the threat vector is fading in 2018. F-Secure’s “The Changing State of Ransomware”...

April’s Cybersecurity Recap: More AI, More IoT and a Push for More Privacy

April's cybersecurity recap features more enterprises embracing AI and new insights into consumer perspectives on security.